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Addressing the skills shortage in the construction industry

The current issue within the plumbing and heating industry

Its no secret that the construction market in the UK is experiencing a skills crises, which is putting pressure on sourcing qualified plumbers, bricklayers and gas and heating engineers. Indeed, it was reported by local gov that installers and contractors perceive the skills gap as being a major barrier to building new homes. With the government reporting that over 340,000 homes are needed per year until 2031 to fulfill demand, it is important to consider what can be if you are an installer with your own company or a contractor looking to source the right talent.


We hope you found this content useful and it assists you with finding the right people for your business. And if you are looking for plumbing and underfloor heating training opportunities, don't hesitate to contact us at marketing.uk@uponor.com